Seed The Future: A free report on early-stage tech startups in Europe

We’re thrilled to announce our latest report, developed in close partnership with Stripe and Techstars and launched today on the main stage at the Web Summit in Lisbon. It’s a doozy. It’s the first time anyone has ever undertaken research on early-stage technology startup activity on such a scale, this extensively. We dug deep, is […]

A closer look: JETRO showcases seven Japanese startups at TECHDAY LONDON

Editor’s note: This is a sponsored article, which means it’s independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, JETRO. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on, read this and contact us if you’re interested in partnering with us. The European entrepreneurial ecosystem is a relatively diverse one, […]

Dutch secure communication startup ZIVVER raises $12 million

Amsterdam-based communication platform with advanced security features ZIVVER has landed $12 million in a funding round led by Dawn Capital with participation from DN Capital and the existing investor henQ Capital Partners. The company is going to use the money to fuel its international expansion, with new offices opening soon in Belgium and Germany. Similarly […]

Finnish healthtech startup Noona acquired by the US-based Varian

The US-based medical hardware and software company Varian has acquired the Finnish startup Noona, which has developed a cloud-based a communications platform for cancer patients and health centres. Described in the medical language, Noona is a platform that captures patient-reported outcomes (PROs), which is basically information on how the patient is feeling given by the […]

London-based healthcare messaging app Forward Health raises $3.9 million

You know that a topic is hot when two similar startups both secure a few million in funding within a week. Looks like instant messaging for health professionals is one. British messaging app for doctors and other healthcare professionals Forward Health has raised $3.9 million led by Stride.VC, with additional backing from Albion Capital. The news […]

Dutch startup Siilo lands €4.5 million in funding for its secure messaging platform for doctors

Amsterdam-based messaging platform Siilo that targets healthcare specialists has raised €4.5 million in a funding round led by EQT Ventures, with participation from existing investors. The startup plans to use the capital injection for further European expansion with a focus on the UK and Germany. Co-founded by a former surgery resident Joost Bruggeman in 2016, […]